September 1, 2014

Medina
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Carol T. Vrona

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Carol T. Vrona, 79, of Litchfield, passed away into eternal life with our Lord on Thursday, August 21, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was born October 5, 1934 in Cleveland, to the late Elmer and Theresa Catherine (Simon) Gresmuck. Carol was an active and faithful member of St. Martins Church and the St. Vincent Read More…

Joan Marie Sidor

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Joan Marie Sidor (nee Marchak), 63, passed peacefully Sunday, August 24, 2014 surrounded by her family. Joan was a dedicated and passionate music teacher for more than 35 years, teaching at Byzantine High, Brunswick City Schools, St. Mary’s Byzantine Elementary School, Incarnate Word Academy and the last 25 years at Independence Primary School. She will Read More…

Bonnie L. Grant

Bonnie L. Grant, 57, of West Salem, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014. She was born in Wadsworth to Dan and Darlene Spies. Bonnie lived in the area all her life and worked at Sterling Jewelers in the mall. She enjoyed antiques and collected Boyd’s Bears. She was a 1975 Cloverleaf graduate. She is survived Read More…

John A. Bell

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John A. Bell, 64, of Medina, entered into rest Thursday, August 21, 2014. He was born January 24, 1950 in Wadsworth, to the late John and Ruth (Beer) Bell. John honorably served his country in Okinawa and Vietnam in the U.S. Navy as a member of the Seabees, Unit CBMU 301. He was an electrician Read More…

Barbara Anne Varga

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Barbara Anne Varga (nee Petrilli), born January 15, 1938, died Friday, August 15, 2014 at the young age of 76. She was the devoted mother of Nicholas, Richard (deceased), Vicky Yancey (Jeff), and Cheri Henry (Greg); loving grandmother to Gina, Stacey and Greg, Jr.; cherished daughter of Theodore and Florence Petrilli of Maple Heights (both Read More…

Dorothy E. Gift

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Dorothy E. Gift, 82, of Congress, died Friday, August 22, 2014 at Akron City Hospital in Akron. She was born June 4, 1932 in Lodi, the daughter of William and Goldie (Lowe) Weber. Dorothy retired from Johnson Brothers Rubber Company in West Salem after 20 years. Then she and her husband drove as a team Read More…

Miriam R. Zemancik

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Miriam R. Zemancik, 85, of Homerville, passed away Friday, August 22, 2014 after a short illness. She was born June 6, 1929 in Homerville, to Fred and Rose (Dallinga) Rumbaugh and had lived her entire life in Homer Township. She clerked auctions for J.O. Fenstermaker for many years as well as being a substitute bus Read More…

Mary Jane Lesher

Mary Jane Lesher of Chippewa Lake went home to rest to the Emerald Island Wednesday, August 20, 2014. She left behind her beloved husband, Richard of 50 years; four children, Kenneth Lesher, Jamie (Dave) Adkins, Jackie (Chad) Murdock and Kristine (Steve) Clemens; eight grandchildren, Adrienne (Todd) Kaltenborn, Alyssa Adkins, Jeremy Murdock, Steven Clemens, Nathan Murdock, Read More…

Diane I. Kirkwood

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Diane I. Kirkwood, 72, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at Martin Medical Center in Stuart, Florida. Born in Galva, Illinois, Mrs. Kirkwood had previously lived in Akron, before relocating to the Stuart area 20 years ago. She graduated with her Bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University, her Master’s degree from University of Akron and then Read More…

Laurie L. Sumney

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Laurie L. Sumney, 69, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2014 in Medina, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born June 30, 1945 in Avon Lake, to the late Michael and Rita (Dawson) Knuff. Laurie was a bartender at the Holiday Inn in Fairlawn and Best Western in Medina for 20 years. She was Read More…